Ladysmith Search and Rescue is inviting the public to attend their Open House on Sept. 13 at 7pm . LSAR us a registered non-profit, volunteer organization that is registered with the British Columbia Provincial Emergency Program. At the request of PEP, the RCMP or another authorized party, they respond to provide assistance with Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) operations and are strong supporters of “mutual aid” and frequently assist (and request assistance from) other search and rescue groups within our region.
If you would like more information on becoming a member or a supporting member, you will find it at their Open House.
LSAR has been a part of the community for over 50 years. Members are trained for basic ground search and rescue, first aid, rope rescue, Swiftwater rescue, team leaders, search and rescue management, and more.
Training for GSAR consists of 80 hours of instruction, split between classroom work and practical exercises.
The open house will be held in our compound on Malone Road just behind the Ladysmith Fire Dept. on 340 6th Avenue. If you have any question please call Allen at 250-734-1897.
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